Audiences are discovering what we already know: Erma’s writing is timeless.
This summer, Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park extended the play’s run a remarkable three times. In the Cincinnati production, Barbara Chisholm reprised the role of Erma from the play’s 2015 world premiere at Arena Stage in Washington, D.C. Chisholm also gave a standing-ovation performance of Allison and Margaret Engel’s play at the 2016 Erma Bombeck Writers’ Workshop before 400 attendees, faculty and keynoters, and the Bombeck family.
Here where you can catch this can’t-miss one-woman show between now and June 2018:
The Marco Players, Marco Island, Florida, Nov. 29-Dec. 17 (Starring Beverly Dahlstrom)
Fountain Hills Theater, Fountain Hills, Arizona, Jan. 5-21 (Starring Barbara Chisholm)
Geva Theatre Center, Rochester, New York, Jan. 25-Feb. 11 (Starring Pam Sherman)
Virginia Repertory Theatre, Hanover, Virginia, March 2-April 8 (Starring Catherine Shaffner)
The Human Race Theatre Company, Philips Creativity Center, Dayton, Ohio, April 19-May 13 (Starring Jennifer Joplin) Special preview performances April 19-22 will benefit the Erma Bombeck Writers’ Workshop.
Cape May Stage, Cape May, New Jersey, May 23-June 22